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8 May 2017
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Abdominal rigidity: What are the causes?

8 May 2017, Comments: 0

Abdominal rigidity is characterized by stiffness of the stomach muscles that worsens if the abdomen is touched. It is a spontaneous response to prevent […]


3 February 2017
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Noroviruses

3 February 2017, Comments: 0

Noroviruses can cause gastroenteritis, foodborne-illness and food infections. Noroviruses usually spread via contaminated food and water, but can also spread from one individual to […]


13 January 2017
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Baylisascaris infection

13 January 2017, Comments: 0

Baylisascaris infection is brought about by a roundworm present in raccoons. This roundworm is capable of infecting humans as well as other animals including […]


13 May 2016
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Abdominal colic in adults

13 May 2016, Comments: 0

Abdominal colic is described as intense spasmodic pain in the abdomen that is triggered by obstruction, distention or inflammation. Among adults, the spasmodic pain […]


8 April 2016
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Can pistachio nuts cause diarrhea?

8 April 2016, Comments: 0

Pistachio nuts are not known to cause diarrhea but if an episode occurs after ingestion, it indicates an allergy. Millions of individuals all over […]